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Criterion-Referenced Tests and Appropriate Usages

What are the uses for a criterion-referenced test? Please comment on its merits.

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A criterion-referenced test is used by educators to determine what specific concepts and skills a child has learned. They provide scores (usually the maximum is 100 points) Results of criterion-reference tests include specific information on the skills and subskills ...

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This solution discusses the uses of criterion-reference tests. It includes the merits of their use.